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02/04/2004
Ernest Jones Signs Letter of Intent

Ernest Jones
Defensive Tackle
6-3, 307
Bronx, NY
Lehman High School

Tennessee State University
NCAA Division I-AA

A two-time All-Northeast Football Conference performer at Hudson Valley, Ernest Jones was named a Second Team NJCAA All-American in 2003. Jones finished fifth on the team with 45 tackles in 2003, clogging the middle of a Hudson Valley defense that allowed only 85.6 rushing yards per game. He recorded 10 tackles in The Graphic Edge Bowl against Ellsworth Community College.

Jones finished with 111 tackles and 14 sacks during his senior year at Lehman High School, earning All-League, All-City and All-State accolades.

Statistics
Year	Games	Tackles	Sacks	TFL
2002	9	45	5	8 (-22)
2003	10	45	1	6 (-16)
Totals	19	90	6	14 (-38)

Jones also received offers from Rutgers University and Morgan State University.

Tennessee State
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Conference: Ohio Valley
Head Coach: James Reese
2003 Record: 7-5/5-3 OVC (3rd)